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Green Roofs in the United States and Around the World

Green roofs provide a way to reclaim ground space taken up by buildings' footprints, and they provide several important benefits. In Houston's urban areas, rooftops are simply unused spaces, and they make up approximately 25 percent of the city's topography. In Germany and France, green roofs are becoming increasing commonplace, but the United Stat...
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Latest Updates For LEED Certification Of Commercial Buildings

There are changes in store for Houston commercial construction companies and business owners who are hoping to achieve LEED certification for their Houston metal buildings. New changes to LEED certification requirements were made effective June 2015. While the volume of changes may seem overwhelming at first glance, it is better to see them as need...
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Five Green-Friendly Commercial Building Trends for 2015 and Beyond

Increasing the energy efficiency of your commercial building can reduce monthly utility bills and improve the comfort of your tenants during every season of the year. Tracking the most innovative green-friendly building trends can allow you to attract new tenants and to enjoy an improved position in the Texas commercial real estate market. A Housto...
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LEED: The Green Building Construction Rating System

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED certification was initiated by the U.S. Green Building Council, or USGBC. There are multiple LEED rating systems for commercial properties. The most common rating levels are Silver, Gold and Platinum, and these ratings are periodically updated to ensure quality. Obtaining LEED certification is ...
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At KCS Construction Services, we specialize in providing the most advanced and cost-effective solutions to meet the construction needs of our Houston clients. Call us today at 281-304-5885 to schedule a consultation with us.